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EcoTarium receives $600K in grants

The EcoTarium received a $600,000 grant to help it complete a phase of its strategic plan.

QCC signs airline mechanics agreement

Worcester area residents can become airplane mechanics through a new community college partnership in the works since 2012.

Atlantic Union relying on faith in seeking college revival

Grant Welker |

At a time when many small schools have closed, been forced to merge or not expected to survive, Atlantic Union is trying to re-establish itself after shutting down classes for four years once it lost...

As the feds change nutrition standards, local schools up their game

By Livia Gershon, contributing writer |

Rules may be relaxing, but better nutrition in schools may be here to stay.

Local gym owner levels playing field for athletes

Emily Micucci |

Brendan Aylward, 24, is making fitness accessible for everyone at his Lancaster gym.

"Slight" tuition increases likely at UMass

State House News Service |

University of Massachusetts students will be hit with at least a "slight" tuition and fee increase in the coming school year, UMass President Marty Meehan said Wednesday, but tuition and fees will...

Mass. unemployment rises to 4.2%

Brad Kane |

The unemployment rate in Massachusetts rose to 4.2 percent in May -- up from 3.9 percent in April -- as the state added 2,900 jobs, according to an announcement Thursday from the state Executive...

Mass is 2nd in nation for child well-being

Massachusetts ranks second in the nation for child well-being, but federal budget cuts and a repeal of the Affordable Care Act could change that, according to new data.

10 things I know about... Helping women succeed


Think outside your normal circle. This means, remembering the woman on your team may have missed the conversation in the men's room.

Lampin emphasizes a strong workforce

Through its compensation package and 100-percent employee ownership, Lampin Corp. of Uxbridge is focused on recruiting and retaining the strongest possible workforce.

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